[P1] Wireless routers compatible with Airport

mentholiptus mentholiptus at mac.com
Tue Dec 30 19:04:03 PST 2003

I'm 90% sure you can. I think if you plug into it with an ethernet 
cable, you configure it thru a web browser, and that's it, you should 
be able to unplug and surf from anywhere. :)


On Dec 30, 2003, at 8:52 PM, David Crump wrote:

> I am wondering where I can find out what wireless routers are 
> compatible with airport.  I have an iBook with an AirPort card, and 
> have been waiting until I can afford the AirPort Base Station.  
> However, I keep seeing 802.11b certified wireless routers from 
> companies like D-Link and Belkin advertised for very reasonable 
> prices.  Can any of these be used with my iBook? (I realize that if 
> they are 802.11b, they should work, but I have no PC or desktop mac to 
> configure them with.  Only my iBook.)
> Am I stuck with shelling out the ridiculous price they are charging 
> for an Airport Base station? Even used ones on Ebay are still double 
> the going price for a PC wireless router.  I can understand paying a 
> premium if the Apple solution is easier to use, but not three times 
> the cost.
> Thanks for your help.
> Dave.

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